We recently spent some time in Rehoboth Beach Delaware and ate at a seafood restaurant called "Jakes Seafood House". Their seafood bisque is too die for. Does anyone have their exact recipe? Thanks
I have eaten there myself, and the food is good. I don't have there house recipe for seafood bisque! But I make the dish myself try my own recipe, I use premium seafood for best results, but it's optional you may use what you like. Ingredients: 2 cups dry white wine 1 bay leaf 1 onion, roughly chopped 1 clove garlic 2 ribs celery 1 lobster (1 to 1 1/2 pounds) 12 medium shrimp in the shell 24 mussels, well scrubbed 12 sea scallops 4 cups heavy cream 1 cup milk Glass of sherry Freshly chopped thyme, dill and parsley 1 cup fresh spinach, well rinsed and chopped 1/2 cup grated carrot Sea salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste couple of pinch of smoked paprika Dash of Lea & Perrins sauce Generous amount of fresh lemon juice Combine the white wine, bay leaf, onion, garlic, and celery in a nonreactive, large stockpot over medium heat. Bring to a boil. Add the lobster, cover the pot, and steam for 10 minutes. Remove the lobster. Add the shrimp, cover the pot, and steam for 5 minutes. Remove the shrimp with tongs. Add the mussels, cover the pot and steam until they open, about 5 minutes. Remove the mussels with tongs, extract the meat, and discard the shells. Discard any that do not open. Add 2 cups water to the liquid in the pot, bring to a boil, then add the scallops. Cover the pot and steam for 3 minutes. Remove the scallops with tongs. Extract the lobster meat, reserving the shells. Peel and devein the shrimp, reserving the shells. Chop all the meats into bite-size pieces, cover and set aside. Return the seafood shells to the pot of broth and add 2 cups water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Strain the broth and return it to the pan. Bring the broth to a simmer over low heat. Add the cream, sherry, milk, Lea & Perrins, thyme, parsley, smoked paprika and rosemary and simmer until the mixture thickens slightly, about 5 minutes. Add the seafood and simmer for 2 minutes. Stir in the spinach and carrots and simmer another 2 minutes, just to wilt the spinach. Season with salt and pepper, and stir in the lemon juice mmm.... Good Luck!
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